Resources

I’ll be populating this page with a few of my favorite complementary healthcare providers and other great resources.  I have no financial relationships with any of the movement, medical or fitness links below. This list is based largely on recommendations from my clients and patients and trusted sources.

Some of the product links below are affiliate links, from which I receive discounts for my future purchases or a small percentage of sales. 

Contents – Click to go directly to each section.

Fitness and Movement
Yoga Clothing
Massage Therapists
Medical Providers
Acupuncture
Virtual Psychotherapy / Counseling:
Primary Care Physicians
Physical Therapists
Nutritionists
Business Tools
Travel
Sustainable and/or Health Supporting Products
Finances
How I live without a car
Etc.

Fitness and Movement

My YouTube Channel (mostly gentle / therapeutics classes): youtube.com/c/sacredsourceyoga

Get two free classes at Mint Gymhttps://refer.fitness/rl/ArieleF0001

Personal Trainer (affiliated with Mint Gym): Myke Nicholson nicholsonme90@gmail.com

Swim Coaching: Michelle Benjamin MSW https://www.vibrantwaters.com/

Yoga Clothing:

I’ve been lucky to have a partnership with woman-owned, USA made clothing company, KiraGrace, since 2013. They make gorgeous clothes, and pretty much anything you ever see me in is from them! Save $20 with this link (click here). P.S. They offer a generous PRO discount for fitness instructors.

Massage

Mike McCagh, LMT : Washington, DC – 808-339-4742

Lisa Bregman, LMT http://lisabregman.amtamembers.com/about-me (Cathedral Heights neighborhood of DC)

Daniel Talented Touch: Talentedtouch.com (Downtown DC)

Rolfing (myofascial release) / Visceral Massage :

Anne Golla districtrolfing@gmail.com (U Street and Woodley Park metro locations) www.dcrolfing.com – also Barral visceral and neural manipulation

Medical Providers

Acupuncture:

Paul Robison http://www.liveloveflourish.com/ (treats in Downtown DC at Eaton Hotel and in Mount Ranier, MD)

Andrei Stoica, MSOM, L.Ac., MQP @ Pekoe Acupuncture + Wellness – https://www.pekoedc.net/, 1410 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Virtual Psychotherapy / Counseling:

Sarah Pogue: https://www.sarahpoguelicsw.com/

Primary Care Physicians

Dr. Aparna Miano https://www.medstarhealth.org/doctor/dr-aparna-kambhampati-miano-md/

Dr. Varun Sharma https://www.medstarhealth.org/doctor/dr-varun-sharma-md/

Dr. Kaylan Baban @George Washington Hospital https://www.gwdocs.com/find-a-doctor/kaylan-baban-md-mph/

Dr. Sherif Hassan, Internal Medicine, Functional Medicine Practitioner,  part of the National Integrated Health Associates up in Bethesda. https://www.nihadc.com/practitioners/dr-sherif-hassan-m-d.html and Maryland Urgent Care centers in Latham.

Physical Therapists 

Richmond, VA – Dr. Laura Welch, PT, DPT, CFMT – https://inspirephysicaltherapy.net/

Nutritionists:

Eartha Harris: https://lightclub.life/ (Virtual, group or individual)

Victoria Wood http://www.victoriawoodnutrition.com/ – DC and Takoma Park

Teri Cochrane https://tericochrane.com/ – Northern Virginia

Business Tools

I use Mailchimp for sending emails: http://eepurl.com/bHaY6H – it’s free up to your first 2000 subscribers, and it’s easy to use.

I use Quickbooks for managing my business – get 50% off with this link http://fbuy.me/hHTju

I study/brush up on my physical therapy knowledge with MedBridge multiple times a week https://www.medbridgeeducation.com/r/01FAC5D

use code ARIELE50 to save $50 off my friend Francesca Cervero’s online training “The Science of the Private Lesson”  www.francescacervero.com/teachers/online-training/

Travel

I use AirBnB business nearly always when I travel for retreats (before and after) Save $40 off AirBnB www.airbnb.com/c/afoster459

I love Getaway.House (tiny cabins) and this link will save you $25 (embedded coupon code) on your booking: http://getawaycabin.com/kpXqQ

Sustainable and/or Health Supporting Products

Self-Myofascial Release Toolshttp://amzn.to/2C7aBAc

Stop supporting factory fabrics = Buy organic clothing! This link will get you 20% off your purchase from Pact Organic: http://fbuy.me/kimoM

Finances

Get your financial act together, yogis. We need to rise:

Betterment has socially responsible investment optionhttp://betterment.com/invite/arielefoster

Fundrise — allows you to invest smaller amounts of money in real estate without taking on the responsibility of owning https://fundrise.com/r/kq9k1

$150 cash back with this Chase Credit card: https://www.referyourchasecard.com/18/JA489BE5A4

How I live without a car

Try @Getaround with $20 and access cars from your phone.
https://www.getaround.com/invite/10155872836785576

Via (more affordable alternative to Uber and Lyft available in select cities): ariele7a2

Save $10 on your next food order with Caviar App: https://www.trycaviar.com/r/3242kk?s=web

(old pact http://fbuy.me/i_XRN)

Etc.

Well-being Activist resources: Offthemat.org, ctznwell.orgkellydiels.com

Bookshttp://amzn.to/2C7aBAc

Two books on the Rajneesh / Osho cult very much worth reading for their historical and contemporary relevance to yoga: My Life in Orange – http://amzn.to/2GhNZDc, The Promise of Paradise  – http://amzn.to/2G1Fbhy

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